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Lets Plan the Yarchagumba Trek in the Hidden land of Karnali region

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Introduction of YarchagumbaNepali: Jiwan Buti (life herb)Tibetan: Yarsha Gunbu (summer plant, winter insect)Chinese: Dong Chong Xia Cao (winter worm, summer grass)Japanese: Tôchû kasôLatin: Cordyceps sinensis (Berkeley) SaccardoDistribution: Nepal, China, Tibet, India and Bhutan.Elevation: Generally found above 3,000 meters.

BBC documentary film maker called as “Himalayan Viagra” as its sexual tonic property. The name of YARSAGUMBA means (summer grass, winter worm) in Tibetan language, for a rare fungus that parasites on the body of a caterpillar of a moth (genus THITARODES). 

This so-called CATERPILLAR FUNGUS (CORDYCEPS SINENSIS) grows only at elevation 3500m -4500m altitude of Tibet, Nepal, China, Bhutan and North-East India. For its medicinal values, YARSAGUMBA has been an important component for a many of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. However, due to a constantly growing demand and the difficulties in harvesting, YARSAGUMBA has become the most expansive medicinal …

Hurry to get Rara; a largest lake of Nepal

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Deepest and largest lake;Rara and Smallest National Park of Nepal waiting for welcome you all in this season. Beauty made by Rhododendron;a national flower of Nepal decorated a lake around makes you jealous.

Jumla is not far from capital due to direct bus services provided by Karnali Yatayat Samiti every day. It takes you  approx 20 hours driving on bus to reach Jumla. Per pax cost Rs.2800/ (Twenty eight hundred).

These days Jeeps were also operating from Nepaljung and Surkhet;it takes you around 10/12 hours driving to reach Jumla Bazaar. Per pax cost of Rs.2500/(Twenty five hundred)

Those who love trekking;it takes one night and half day walk to reach Rara lake from Jumla Bazaar.This is a tea house trekking where you get good accommodation and fooding service in locally owned and run small hotels along side of trekking trail.

For your information;You can hire Jeeps to Rara from Jumla on which it takes 9 to 10 hours driving along side of Hima river and historically important Sinja va…

Fixing in Karnali for documentaries, filming and Photography